Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a multiplayer first person shooter sequel to the popular Counter-Strike: Source.

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Pros Playing in 4:3

When i see footage from some CS:GO lan event i notice that a lot of the professional players play in 4:3 on a 16:9 screen with black bars on the sides. Why do they prefer 4:3 over 16:9? Is there any ...
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If I trade up using StatTrak Weapons only, will I get a StatTrak back?

If I fill my trade up contract with Stat Trek weapons only, will I get a StatTrak in return? Or can I use only one StatTrak in the whole process and still get a StatTrak back? Or does this not affect ...
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Do the conditions of skins I put in the trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?

Are the conditions of the skins I put into the arms-deal-contract or trade-up-contract affect the condition of the resulting skin?
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What do the stats mean on replays and when spectating?

When you're watching a replay or spectating on a game, there's a table of stats below the name of the player you're currently watching. What do the various stats mean?
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CS:GO - How to join competitive servers?

I have, so far, only played cs:go by clicking Browse community servers and join a few of my favorite servers (mostly low ping and friendly people). Now I am getting a little better on the game I ...
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Upgrade Famas on round 4

Let's say you win the first 3 rounds as CT and at the start of the 4th round you have a Famas and you know the enemy team will buy. Is it bad to not upgrade your Famas (To M4) even if you have the ...
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Every time I launch a game, I end up with bots

I've just bought cs global offensive and every time i launch a game, i end up with bots. Is it normal? On steam the stats says that it's one of the most played games :/ Or am I doing something ...
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How do .NAV bot map navigation files in the Steam Workshop work?

I'm asking because I got these confusing information: This map's description states that the Steam Workshop does not allow including .NAV files and recommends I download a copy from another website, ...
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Do all skins come in all 5 conditions?

Do all skins available in game come in all 5 conditions? For example, the Dual Beretta Demolitions has an awesome Orange color that reminds me of Time Crisis controllers, yet for what it's worth, the ...
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Can the `bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low` variable make bot difficulty harder than 'Expert' (bot_difficulty 3)?

If I've set the bots to be initially at 'Expert' difficulty (bot_difficulty 3), will the bot_autodifficulty_threshold_low variable (used to determine when the bot needs to make its difficulty harder, ...
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How do I use this weapon skin?

There is a weapon skin I want to use in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive called Pulse. I cannot figure out how to add it to the game. It says "considered for use pending" if this helps.
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How close can I be to a bomb without getting blown up?

For some reason, bomb damage tends to be somewhat erratic in this game. For example, on dust2, if I'm at mid double doors when the bomb explodes, I end up dying (around 25 hp left or so), whereas if ...
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When is it optimal to rebuy Kevlar?

At what point should I buy Kevlar in CS:GO? I have a very bad habit of constantly rebuying kevlar every round during a match, and it really drains my funds quickly. At what point is it safe to rebuy ...
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What is the difference with _se maps in CS:GO?

I've noticed that in CS:GO, there are two versions of some maps: The "normal" map, and the _se version of the map (for instance, de_aztec and de_aztec_se). What is the difference between the standard ...
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Why is the first map load slower than the others? [closed]

Maybe it's just me, but I'm not sure. Whenever I start up a Source engine map, whether it'd be a private or public server, the first map load (Receiving Server info --> Sending Client info) takes ...
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How can I resume the match when playing offline with bots?

Whenever I enter offline with bots, the match starts paused: Using pause and unpause commands in the console apply a pause on top of the match pause. How can I resume the game?
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What can I find in EMS One Souvenir Packages?

Can't find any information that would mention what are in these cases. I know that the Dreamhack 2013 Souvenir Packages came out with a certain set of guns with Dreamhack stickers, but what do the ...
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Why can't I play competitive matches on CS:GO?

I am playing CS:GO through a family shared library. I can play online casual matches and bot matches however I can't play competitive matches through my account. However, if I login to my brother's ...
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Can I connect to Counter Strike 1.6 using Counter Strike: GO?

Like the title states, can Counter Strike: Global Offensive connect to a Counter Strike 1.6 server? All my friends are using Counter Strike 1.6, but unfortunately, 1.6 does not support my computer, ...
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CS:GO Trade Up Contract Signing?

You can actually "sign" a trade up contract in CS:GO with your mouse (draw stuff). Does this have any impact on anything?
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Find Friends In-Game

Is there a way to mark friends you have queued with (or just steam friends) on the radar/minimap or even elsewhere? Every time I play a game with friends it's hard to spot them in the start of a ...
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How do i use a ready VTF weapon skin in CS:GO?

I would like to download a ready VTF weapon skin and use that skin for my weapons. I would like also other people to be able to see it. I don't want to create weapon skins from scratch and submit ...
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Is there a known table or calculation of the ranking system?

With Counter-Strike: Global Offensive a build-in matchmaking system has been introduced. From now on you can have a rank that displays your skill level. The more matches you win, the better your ...
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How do I display the console on counter strike GO

I thought i had to push the ~ or ` key to open the console but my PC simply ignores the command. Can anyone advise?
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Offline bots (alone against bots)

I don't know how to change the number of bots in play. I'd like to know how to change team settings to adjust a one versus three or one versus five. Can anyone help?
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How do you acquire a Silver or Gold coin in CS:GO Operation Phoenix?

How do you acquire a Silver or Gold coin in CS:GO Operation Phoenix?
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How does cs go rank system work [duplicate]

I played the first 10 competitive and got ranked to silver 1. And, when I won my 20 competitive match my rank didn't change, why is that? I don't understand how the rank system in the game works.
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What skins can knives come in?

What skins can they be unboxed in? I cant find any official answer, either on the wiki or on the internet.
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What are the chances behind what items you get in chests/boxes in Counter Strike: GO?

Obviously people do say it does down to luck and everything but there must be percentages behind what item you get otherwise it will be completely random and valve may end up have people get more ...
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Is it common to only find empty CS:GO servers?

I played CS:GO today and found that there were no servers, and it told me to increase the maximum ping requirement. I increased it from 150 to 200 and it found a server. However, every single person ...
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Why does CS:GO keep resetting my options?

I have the following command line options: -noborder -novideo -threads 4 -high -w 1680 -h 1050 Yet, CS:GO keeps resetting my settings and set itself to fullscreen mode, which is bad when I switch ...
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How to jump on haystack on Inferno?

In CS:GO Inferno map, there is a haystack which I have seen people jump up onto (which then allows them to jump across to the balcony). However no matter how much I try I can't seem to do it myself. ...
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Can't join any servers at all on CS:GO

So I bought CS:GO yesterday when it was on sale and left it to download over night. Today, I opened it up to play, did the usual first-time setup stuff and then got into the game. I tried the weapons ...
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British SAS Emotes: Are we rushing in, or are we going sneaky-____ like?

Simple question: when the British SAS emote in Counter-Stike : Global Offensive, what do they say? "Are we rushing in, or are we going sneaky-__ like?" Is it sneaky-deaky, sneaky-beaky, or ...
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What is ADR in Counter Strike?

In the stats of the spectating screen of CSGO, I've found myself wondering what is the ADR column. It looks like some kind of ratio on 1000, but have no idea what it calculates.
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How can I headshot while jumping?

With all the random bullets in CS GO, I really don't see how some people consistently do jump headshots while firing only once. Can someone please enlighten me how to aim to have this kind of ...
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How can I change the maximum number of players in my server?

I am hosting a Counter Strike Go server. The problem is that its maxplayers is set to 64 which my PC simply cannot handle. This is causing the server to lag and run poorly when it becomes full. How ...
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Can I safely disconnect when the final scoreboard is shown?

When playing competitive mode in CS GO, at the end of a round the scoreboard is shown and it takes sometimes up to 30 seconds for the match to actually finish and go back to the menu. Can I safely ...
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Small font problem - How do I revert it to its normal size?

Today something happened and the game's fonts became as seen in the screenshot below. I can not even read anything. What caused this and how can I make it normal size again? (Font size does not change ...
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How can I disable bots and play one on one with a friend?

Is there a way to play a 1:1 match without getting filled up with bots? My friend and I would like to boost a couple of achievements, but the bots always prevent that.
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CSGO competitive ranking system

I'm totally new to CSGO and i have utter crap skills in it. I have approximately played 13 competitive games and i only won 1. My average competitive KD is around 40%. I have searched links on the ...
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What is rotating?

I've barely scratched the surface of competitive CS:GO, but from what I've heard, the phrase "rotating" is shouted out a lot. What exactly do players mean when they say "rotating". Does this mean ...
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Is there a console command for unlimited ammo?

I'm playing a lot more Classic Comp matches now, and one thing I'd like to practice is getting the hang of weapon recoil and nade placement. However, if I play on a map by myself, and there are no ...
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What are the chances of unboxing a StatTrak weapon?

It seems that StatTrak variants are all too rare, and sometimes hard to find. Compare this with TF2, where Strange weapons are aplenty, and unboxing one doesn't take too much effort. However, ...
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Who is the mysterious Arms Dealer?

During the Arms Deal and Bravo update in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, new guns were added to the game. The idea, according to Valve, is that the update "lets you experience all the illicit ...
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What determines who gets or becomes an MVP?

This hasn't been asked yet, but what determines how or who gets an MVP award in CS:GO? After a match, there's always a little blurb that first states who got MVP first, and then a random fact (Player ...
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How can I ban a user from my dedicated server?

I have a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive dedicated server, and a few of my users are disobeying my rules (Ex. Cursing, blocking doorways purposely, spamming). How can I ban these meanies from my ...
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Setting up a dedicated server on my PC

I'm trying to set up a dedicated server of CS: GO on my machine because they've gone and taken away the listen server capabilities it seems. The fools! Alls I want to do is practice some stuff, nades ...
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Stuck in a single 2D view [closed]

I was trying to make my first map in Hammer. (For reference, this is the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - SDK Hammer.) Usually, there are 4 windows for viewing the map- a 3D view, two 2D sideways ...
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Can knives headshot opponents?

In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, you can shoot opponents in the head and cause a "headshot", resulting in extra damage being done to that player. There is also a knife, which you can use to ...